Barangays



Barangay Aranguren

Barangay Aranguren

History of Barangay Aranguren

Believed to be created some time in the first quarter of the nineteenth century, Aranguren, the terminal point of the infamous “Death March,” is located six kilometers from poblacion and was established probably between 1810 to 1820.

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Barangay Bueno

Barangay Bueno

History of Barangay Bueno

Bueno in Spanish means “good” but this barangay Located 22.5 kilometers from the poblacion, actually adopted its name from the word “Mucho Bueno” as expressed by its American visitors. Composed of four sitios, the barangay thrives in rice production, sugarcane, vegetable farming to have reserves of gold and manganese, Bueno remains the poorest barangay of Capas. However, it has high potentials in terms of local tourism and it is a known destination for its hot springs.

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Barangay Cristo Rey

Barangay Cristo Rey

History of Barangay Cristo Rey

Formerly known as Camp O’Donnell, Cristo Rey used to be a naval Transmitting Facility by virtue of the 1947 Military Bases Agreement between the Philippines and the United States of America which is well-recognized in World History.

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Barangay Cubcub

Barangay Cubcub

History of Barangay Cubcub

I  Historical:

            As then was told by the old folk, the name Cubcub was derived from the Pampango word “Kubkuban” which means to surround together. Barangay Cubcub is located at the center of the Municipality of Capas and has five (5) main streets namely Sto. Cristo St, JP Rizal St, V Pineda St, P Burgos St, AD Stockton St, was name after Alberto Quitalig Stockton,

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Barangay Cutcut I

Barangay Cutcut I

Located just 1.5 km from the poblacion, Cutcut I is also classified among Capas’ urban barangays. Comprised by six sitios, this barangay is engaged in planting of various crops, rice and sugarcane. It is also engaged in livestock raising and poultry.

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Barangay Cutcut II

Barangay Cutcut II

History of Barangay Cutcut II

           Despite the fact the several attempts were made in the past by responsible leaders of both Barangay Cutcut I and Cutcut II to establish the veracity of these folklores, these efforts, however sincere, have failed to thrive, and intentions wherein  gone idle up to this present time.

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Barangay Dolores

Barangay Dolores

History of Barangay Dolores

         In 1954, this humble agricultural barangay hailing just a few kilometers from the center of Capas actually got its name after the areas patron saint, Nuestra Senora Dolores.

Having been acclaimed as one of the municipality’s  premiere barangay in the agricultural industry, its major population  are engaged in farming or estimated at 70 %. Meanwhile, 20% are factory workers, and the other 10% are professional’s consisting chiefly of young professionals.

Aside from the traditional rice, corn, sugarcane, vegetable farming, and nursery gardens, residents are now engaged to modern livestock and poultry business.

Innovative commercial approaches have also begun to shape in this barangay. It is now considered a premier agri-tourism destination in Central Luzon and in the Philippines as it houses the farmhouse by EDL, an all-organic farm resort catering complete farm tours , swimming, overnight accommodations, healthy options and fresh produce products.

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Barangay Estrada

Earlier known as Barangay Calingcuan in the 19th century, Barangay Estrada acquired its name amidst the World War II in 1945. Residents of the then  Barangay Calingcuan evacuated to a much safer place owned by the Estrada’s. They were given afterward the rights to build their own houses within the area. Since then, the place was called Estrada, hence, Barangay Estrada.

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Barangay Lawy

Barangay Lawy

History of Barangay Lawy

In point of age, barrio LAWY is considered as one of the oldest of the barrios of Capas town. In accordance with existing records, Lawy was founded in 1886, when the original town proper of Capas was still in its old site at “BALEN  ARAN” (OLD TOWN) by the Cutcut river. Capas was then under the administration of Don Juan Yalung, the kapitan municipal.

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Barangay Manga

Barangay Manga

History of Barangay Manga

Before the barangay got its name, it is used to be called a “pulo” or isle. The “pulo” was planted with huge tress, many of which are Mango trees.

The first inhabitants of the “pulo” are the families of Cajuguirans Capitulo’s and Cayabyab’s.

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Barangay Manlapig

Barangay Manlapig

History of  Barangay Manlapig

Originally, Barangay Manlapig was a humble sitio in the barangay of Aranguren. In the course of time, the Manlapig’s who were the siito’s early for settlers, felt that residents in that area are always bypassed and taken for granted during the barrio celebration and activities.

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Barangay Maruglo

Barangay Maruglo

History of Barangay Maruglo

Long before the Spanish occupation took over the country. Aetas from the certain places like Flora, Sapangcawayan, Manabayucan and Cawayan Bugtong – now known collectively as Barangay Maruglo –  go to strips at least once a month to trade goods at the lowlands of Patling. (O’Donnell)

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Barangay O’Donnell

Barangay O’Donnell

History of Barangay O’Donnell

For many years, Barangay O’Donnell was known as Patling. No one can precisely tell how it came to bear this name in the early days, there were different versions of etymology.

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Barangay Sta. Juliana

Barangay Sta. Juliana

History of Barangay Sta. Juliana

Accounting from the folklore, the name Sta. Juliana was derived from the resident’s miraculous patron Saint, Sta. Juliana.

According to the legend narrated by the elders of Pampanga, a woman named Lourdes mysteriously disappeared. Later on, she was thought to be adopted by a certain Apung Taba in the area now Sta. Julaiana.

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Barangay Sta. Lucia

History of Barangay Sta. Lucia

In 1900, two Zambal families have left Botolan, Zambales amidst great conflicts with Aetas and came first at O’Donnell. Later on these two families, the Conde’s and the Estrada’s, settled in better farmland to raise come cattle.

 

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Barangay Sta. Rita

Barangay Sta. Rita

History of Barangay Sta. Rita

Registered first as Barrio Sta. Rita, the young barangay has formerly been a community called Talimunduc or tali-talimunduc (lots of hilly places) because of its terrestrial physiques high level serving like hills.

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Barangay Sto. Domingo I

History of Barangay Sto. Domingo I

First named Camino Real during the Spanish regime because of a newly built in the area running from the south to north, Barangay Sto. Domingo then, was just a forest, a good hunting grounds for its abundant wild animals.

It was also when the British extended the railway from Manila to North that a few people from the province of Zambales occupied the place to cultivate it.

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Barangay Sto. Domingo II

Barangay Sto. Domingo II

History of Barangay Sto. Domingo II

Then in 1911, the authorities changed the name of then Camino Real to Barangay Sto. Domingo in honor of the late Domingo Guevarra.

In the course of time, Barangay Sto. Domingo was divided into two, Sto. Domingo I (first) that became Japanese garrison during their occupation, and Sto. Domingo II (Second).

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Barangay Sto. Rosario

Barangay Sto. Rosario

History of  Barangay Sto. Rosario

First known as Sitio Pagbatuan and Sitio Gudya in the 1700’s, barangay Sto. Rosario got its name during the 18th century when a certain Father Juan de Sta. Lucia became the Recollect Missionary of Capas.

According to the story, Father Juan was devoted in praying the Holy Rosary. It was said that whenever he prays the rosary, he puts himself in chains to show his great devotions.

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Barangay Talaga

Barangay Talaga

History of Barangay Talaga

As stated by then eldest person in the barangay, Mrs. Dolores Mungcal Salas (D), Barangay Talaga got its name from  from a folklore aside from the literal translation of the Kapampangan word Talaga which means “a well” (deep well).

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